Conakry
Guinea
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Conakry, Guinea

May, the last month of the spring, in Conakry, is also a hot month, with average temperature fluctuating between 25.4°C (77.7°F) and 30.2°C (86.4°F).

Temperature

In Conakry, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in April - a still hot 30.2°C (86.4°F). The average low-temperature, in May, is 25.4°C (77.7°F).

Heat index

The average heat index in May is estimated at a very hot 37.4°C (99.3°F). Take special precautions - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are expected. Heatstroke may occur with lengthy activity.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'apparent temperature', 'feels like', 'real feel', or 'felt air temperature', is calculated by taking the relative humidity value for a specific location and factoring it into the air temperature reading. Additional factors like wind, metabolic differences, differences in body mass, height, and shape, and activity influence one's weather impression. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact, and may raise the heat index additionally, by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are particularly important for children. Young children are generally more endangered than adults, as they usually less sweat. And also, due to larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production as a result of their activity.
To prevent overheating and help regulate its internal temperature, the human body sweat and rely on the evaporation to cool down. With a lot of moisture in the air, the evaporation process is not as effective, and the body does not cool down as efficiently, creating a perception of overheating. When heat gain surpasses the level the body can shed, body temperature begins to increase, and consequently, overheating and dehydration can occur, with varying severity.

Humidity

In Conakry, the average relative humidity is 77%.

Rainfall

In May, in Conakry, the rain falls for 15.8 days. Throughout May, 48mm (1.89") of precipitation is accumulated. In Conakry, during the entire year, the rain falls for 172.9 days and collects up to 1410mm (55.51") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Conakry, the average seawater temperature in May is 27.8°C (82°F).
Note: Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

Daylight

In Conakry, the average length of the day is 12.6h.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine in Conakry is 8.7h.

UV index

January through June, September through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in Conakry. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 7 in May transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

What is the temperature in May in Conakry?

In May, in Conakry, the average high-temperature is 30.2°C (86.4°F), and the average low-temperature is 25.4°C (77.7°F). In May, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'felt air temperature'), that represents influence of the relative humidity to air temperaure, is estimated at 37.4°C (99.3°F).

What is the average humidity in May in Conakry?

The average relative humidity in May in Conakry, Guinea, is 77%.

How much does it rain in Conakry in May?

In Conakry, during May, the rain falls for 15.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 48mm (1.89") of precipitation.

What is the sea water temperature in May in Conakry?

In Conakry, the average seawater temperature in May is 27.8°C (82°F). For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

How many hours of daylight does Conakry have in May?

In Conakry, Guinea, the average length of the day in May is 12.6h.

How many hours of sunshine does Conakry have in May?

In Conakry, Guinea, the average sunshine in May is 8.7h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Conakry?

Months with the highest UV index in Conakry, Guinea, are January through June, September through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Conakry?

In Conakry, Guinea, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 7. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Conakry, Guinea
  • Average high temperature in May: 30.2°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is December (31.1°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is August (27°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 25.4°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are May and June (25.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (22.8°C).

Average humidity in May - Conakry, Guinea
  • Average humidity in May: 77%

The month with the highest relative humidity is August (86%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is January (63%).

Average rainfall in May - Conakry, Guinea
  • Average rainfall in May: 48mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (478mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (1mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Conakry, Guinea
  • Average rainfall days in May: 15.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (28.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (1 days).

Average sea temperature in May - Conakry, Guinea
  • Average sea temperature in May: 27.8°C

The best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are November and December (28.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is April (26.9°C).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Conakry, Guinea
  • Average daylight in May: 12.6h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12.7h).
Months with the shortest days are January and December (Average daylight: 11.6h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8.7h

Months with the most sunshine are February and March (Average sunshine: 9.9h).
The month with the least sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 4.5h).

Average UV index in May - Conakry, Guinea
  • Average UV index in May: 7

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, June, September, October, November and December (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are July and August (UV index 6).